Maurice E Decker - 11/23/2014
Maurice E Decker, age 72, of Salem Illinois passed away November 19, 2014 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO. He was a Woodworker, artist, and craftsman. He was a Veteran of the Navy serving from 1959 to 1963. He was a member of Lovell's Grove Christian Church and the American Legion.
Funeral Services for Maurice Decker will be held at Rogers-Atkins Funeral Home in Salem on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 2:00 PM. Interment at 1880 Cemetery in Omega. There will be military rites by the Salem American Legion. Visitation will be from noon to two on Sunday. Memorials may be made to the Disabled American Veterans and will be received at the Rogers-Atkins Funeral Home in Salem.
Maurice Decker is survived by his wife - Lilly Decker of Salem; his son - Troy Martin Decker and wife Kathy of Salem; Daughter - Tonya Decker Arnold and husband John of Salem; Brothers - Ronald Decker and Carolyn of Pierron; LeRoy Decker and wife Kristyn of New Harmony, UT; Lester Decker of Bedford, VA; Robert Decker and wife Wanda of Sadorus; Randy Decker and wife Mona of Middletown MD; Sister - Dee Wantland and husband Bill of Salem; Grandchildren - Gunner Decker, Charli Decker, Sydney Hawkins, Atlee Hargis, Michael Arnold, and Grant Arnold; Great-grandchildren: Spencer Hawkins, Allison Hawkins, and Sophie Frieman.
Maurice Decker was born June 5, 1942 in Salem, Illinois son of Earl and Dona Decker. He was preceded in death by a sister - Phyllis Jean McGee and 4 brothers - Earl Jr, Darrell, Richard, and Larry Decker.